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The Workplace Innovator Podcast, hosted by speaker, entrepreneur and answer-man Mike Petrusky, offers real-world insights from top facility management & workplace leaders on how to use tech, talent and tenacity to create the best workplaces on earth. Powered by iOFFICE, the #1 employee experience IWMS platform, The Workplace Innovator helps corporate real estate, facility management, IT, and HR leaders design incredible “friction-free” workplace experiences that fuel employee productivity, tech innovation and optimal space utilization, today, and tomorrow. Tune in now!

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The Workplace Innovator Podcast, hosted by speaker, entrepreneur and answer-man Mike Petrusky, offers real-world insights from top facility management & workplace leaders on how to use tech, talent and tenacity to create the best workplaces on earth. Powered by iOFFICE, the #1 employee experience IWMS platform, The Workplace Innovator helps corporate real estate, facility management, IT, and HR leaders design incredible “friction-free” workplace experiences that fuel employee productivity, tech innovation and optimal space utilization, today, and tomorrow. Tune in now!

    Ep. 165: A Guide to Getting Workplace Transformation Right for Employees with Emily Klein of Perkins&Will and Dr. Melissa Steach of Herman Miller

    Ep. 165: A Guide to Getting Workplace Transformation Right for Employees with Emily Klein of Perkins&Will and Dr. Melissa Steach of Herman Miller

    Emily Klein, Director of Workplace at Perkins&Will, and Dr. Melissa Steach, Workplace Wellbeing Lead at Herman Miller Group both know about what it means to lead transformation in a hybrid workplace. In May 2021, Mike Petrusky hosted a webinar called “A Guide to Getting Workplace Transformation Right for Employees“ where Emily and Melissa shared their views on research-driven design in a hybrid workplace, return-to-office policies and procedures and delivering on the promise of a more human-centric experience. Listen to discover what the future of work holds for leaders and how to get workplace transformation right for your employees.
    Connect with Emily on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyklein1/
    Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissasteach/
    Watch the full webinar video with Emily, Melissa and Mike: https://www.iofficecorp.com/webinar-download-guide-to-getting-workplace-transformation-right-for-employees
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 23 min
    Ep. 164: How Anthropology Can Inform Human-Centric Strategies for Your Hybrid Workplace with Melissa Fisher, PhD

    Ep. 164: How Anthropology Can Inform Human-Centric Strategies for Your Hybrid Workplace with Melissa Fisher, PhD

    Melissa Fisher, PhD is a Cultural Anthropologist, Workplace Futures-Thinker, Visiting Scholar at New York University and Consultant with a passion for applying anthropological and cultural approaches to business research and workplace strategy. In May 2021, Mike Petrusky hosted a webinar called “Human-Centric Strategies for Your Hybrid Workplace “ where Melissa shared her views on how anthropologists can help inform strategies around workplace and facility management. Melissa and Mike examined the hybrid workplace to discover what research can teach us about office strategy, cultural trends and how we must rethink diverse and inclusive environments. Check out these highlights to find out how human-centric approaches to the hybrid working model can improve work for your employees.
    Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-fisher-phd-66625863/
    Watch the full webinar video with Melissa and Mike: https://www.teem.com/webinar-download-how-hybrid-work-is-making-office-strategies-more-human-centric
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 30 min
    Ep. 163: Overcoming the Five Challenges of Hybrid Working with Maud Santamaria of Mace

    Ep. 163: Overcoming the Five Challenges of Hybrid Working with Maud Santamaria of Mace

    Maud Santamaria is Workplace Experience Director on the Facilities Management team at Mace in the UK where she is an experienced workplace and FM consultant. Mike Petrusky asks Maud to share her story and passion for FM and the workplace as they discuss a recent article she has written called “Overcoming the Five Challenges of Hybrid Working”. Mike and Maud explore the challenges of creating an equitable experience in a hybrid strategy, breaking down barriers to collaboration, managing split teams effectively, transforming the role of the office, and creating a consistent culture from the office to home. They also share a few inspirational quotes and offer some music that will certainly put you in an upbeat mood!
    Connect with Maud on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maudlaurency/
    Read Maud’s full article: https://www.macegroup.com/perspectives/210509-hybrid-working
    Learn more about Mace: https://www.macegroup.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 25 min
    Ep. 162: A Candid Discussion about the Changing Workplace with Chad Smith & Mike Petrusky of iOFFICE

    Ep. 162: A Candid Discussion about the Changing Workplace with Chad Smith & Mike Petrusky of iOFFICE

    Chad Smith is Vice President of Product Strategy at iOFFICE helping our clients to connect their employees to the workplace through an overall better experience with a goal to improve employee experience, while enhancing our clients' business outcomes. Mike Petrusky and Chad were recently asked to share their perspectives on return to work, the hybrid workplace, employee wellbeing and how technology tools can help deliver to meet the needs of the workforce. Listen in to this brief, internal chat for insights on what our customers are asking and how iOFFICE plans to help.
    Connect with Chad on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chaddavidsmith/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 14 min
    Ep. 161: The Gamification of Workforce Training & Employee Experience in the Future of Work with Sam Caucci of 1Huddle

    Ep. 161: The Gamification of Workforce Training & Employee Experience in the Future of Work with Sam Caucci of 1Huddle

    Sam Caucci is Founder & CEO at 1Huddle which is a workforce training platform getting people ready to work using quick-burst games. Mike Petrusky asks Sam how he and his team are leading the charge to help organizations, across the globe, better prepare their people for the future of work. They discuss how gamification can help with employee training and upskilling as companies struggle to prepare for what comes next in the workplace. Mike and Sam explore the challenges workplace leaders face with a workforce that is changing rapidly, and they discuss how we must find better ways to deploy training that helps onboard employees faster and up-skills them more effectively while also meeting their new expectations for employee experience in the future workplace.
    Connect with Sam on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samcaucci/
    Learn more about 1Huddle: https://1huddle.co/
    Read the blog “Why I Predict Working from Home Isn’t the Future of Work”: https://1huddle.co/why-i-predict-working-from-home-isnt-the-future-of-work/
    Listen to the “Bring It In” Podcast: https://1huddle.co/podcast/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 21 min
    Ep. 160: Five Predictions for Workplace 2040 with Mathew Xavier of KGO

    Ep. 160: Five Predictions for Workplace 2040 with Mathew Xavier of KGO

    Mathew Xavier is Director of Innovation and Change at KGO where he works as a strategic consulting partner managing real estate & organizational change for clients. In April 2021, Mike Petrusky hosted a live webinar broadcast called “Five Predictions for Workplace 2040” where Mathew shared the processes and strategies that KGO uses with client engagements. Mike and Mathew explored what's trending in the workplace as organizations plan for the future, including new priorities for business leaders, using data and analytics to deliver value across the organization and how the hybrid workplace and technology automation will impact the employee experience in both the near and long term.
    Connect with Mathew on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mathew-xavier-19761b4/
    Learn more about KGO: https://www.kgopm.com
    Watch the full webinar video with Mathew and Mike: https://www.iofficecorp.com/webinar-five-predictions-workplace
    Discover free resources and explore past interviews at: https://www.workplaceinnovator.com/
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepetrusky/
    Share your thoughts with Mike via email: podcast@iOFFICECORP.com
     

    • 19 min

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essential for today’s fm

mike and his team are single handily demystifying the fm business in a covid world and i love it. thought provoking, inspirational and innovative it’s my favourite time of the week.

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A solid and fun podcast

If you are looking for a podcast that balances strong ethics and efficiencies around the work place while having fun, this is for you. Nice work team!

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